PRINCIPAL CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST
Christina has worked as a Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Psychology Supervisor for over thirteen years in both government and private practice settings. As such she has a vast array of skills and is happy to see clients from childhood to adult. Christina has interests in a number of areas aside from anxiety, depression and stress including trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder, drug, alcohol and internet addictions, eating disorders, chronic pain management and illness, sexual issues and offences, relationship and family issues, family court matters, personality disorders, child behaviour management and parenting, ADD/ADHD, learning disorders, anger and dysregulation, autism and intellectual disability.
Christina can undertake a range of formal assessments. She is happy to see clients related to Workers Compensation or Insurance claims and also clients from various government departments like the Department of Child Protection and the Disability Services Commission. People wanting to access child behavioural and family therapy services under the National Disability Insurance Scheme are also welcome.
Christina is also an Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Authority (AHPRA) approved Clinical Psychology Supervisor and is happy to supervisor Clinical Psychology Registrars and Clinical Psychology students.
Aleeza is a Clinical Psychologist with considerable experience working in private practice. She has a sound awareness of the expertise and roles of professions other than psychology and values an interdisciplinary approach in her clinical work.
Aleeza treats clients from childhood to older adulthood, with a range of presenting problems including anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, drug and alcohol addictions, and personality dysfunction. Also, Aleeza has experience in relationship and family issues, parenting interventions, and managing childhood behavioural problems.
Aleeza's treatment interests include eating disorders, chronic disease and pain management, and trauma-focused work. She is skilled in a range of evidence-based psychological therapies including traditional Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Solution-Focused Therapy. She has particular interests in Schema Therapy and Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing.
Aleeza is able to undertake formal psychological assessments - for example, for the determination of cognitive functioning and personality functioning. She has experience in medico-legal assessment.
Aleeza is committed to ethical and professional practice and continuing professional development.
She is registered with the Psychology Board of Australia and a member of the Australian Psychological Society. She eligible to provide clinical psychology services under Medicare.
Tiny has recently joined SVPC and is a welcome additional member. Tiny has a range of experience working with people in various areas of psychology. Tiny is a down to earth practitioner who is client centered. She uses a holistic approach with her clients (children to adult).
Tiny’s experience includes working with: The Dept of Corrective Services – Violent Sex Offender Program, ECU Psychological Services Centre, Graylands Hospital, Healthy Minds ATAPS. Tiny is also a sessional tutor at ECU in the area of Learning & Motivation and the Social Determinants of Behaviour
Tiny is proficient in the following psychology treatments:- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (for a range of problems ), Acceptance & Commitment Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Behaviour Management and Parenting, Relationship problems and Systems Therapy. Tiny is experienced in the following client presentations:- Depression and Anxiety, Alcohol and substance abuse, Personality Disorders, Interpersonal relational issues, Domestic violence, Psychosis and schizophrenia and Trauma.
Tiny has personal interests in the areas of:- Transpersonal psychology, Mindfulness meditation and travel
Tiny has a background in Accounting in the areas of management and executive levels of commerce.
In accordance with the Australian Psychological Society Guidelines Fees can vary depending on the psychologist. Telephone the centre on 08 9379 3580 for details.
BULK BILLING REFERRALS WELCOME.
BULK BILLING REFERRALS WELCOME.